All posts by MWFF Staff

2018 MWFF Filmmakers Reception and Regional Films Screening

Come meet the filmmakers of the 2018 Mosaic World Film Festival! On Saturday, August 25th we will host our annual Filmmakers Reception at 6pm in the lobby of The Nordlof […]

The Forest

Our second feature for Sunday, August 26th is a powerful narrative film from Russian filmmaker Roman Zhigalov. The Forest Screening on Sunday, August 26th from 1pm-2:40pm Danila is sixteen. Katya […]

I Can Only Be Mary Lane

Our last day of the 2018 Mosaic World Film Fest is Sunday, August 26th. This will be our annual Feature Sunday and all of the feature films for the 2018 […]

2018 MWFF Spotlight Award Winner

We are very proud to announce this year’s ‘MWFF Spotlight Feature’ winner is Minding the Gap, directed by Rockford native Bing Liu! Minding the Gap “Minding the Gap” is about […]

Sakurai’s “The Stream VII” is a calm representation of natural world

In the man-made waterways of rice paddies, the water in nature must follow artificial rules. In that way, nature is made abstract, giving rise to a new form of beauty […]

Bauch’s “Dubstep” is a psychedelic project to watch again and again

“Dubstep” is a music video featuring a man and his journey with hallucinogenics. Student director Garrett Bauch took the opportunity to polish his editing skills and put an especially creative […]

Addison Groove’s “Changa” is a colorful explosion

Lose your mind with this warped and wonderful journey through preternatural dance moves. Q/A with Creative Director Alex Johnson 1. What first drew you to pursue making this specific film project? […]

Ramos’s “8.1 Degrees of Guilt” reveals guilt and painful trauma

Imagine being born from a “sterile” woman and being treated as a miracle baby. Imagine experiencing the most devastating earthquake in Mexican history and being cursed as a kid by […]

“Moving Southwark” documents the incredible world of dance

The dying moments of 24 dancers, each consumed by the city of London. “Moving Southwark” is a magical realist expression of London’s medieval backyard directed by Jevan Chowdhury. Jevan Chowdhury […]

“Greg Loves a Human” is a compelling and creative narrative

Greg and Jeff are two ghouls, scrambling to find a last minute human sacrifice. Jeff’s mind is on the job, but Greg’s heart is on a girl. If you’d like […]